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Hey, Millennials, Here’s the Truth About Socialism, Kim Jong-un, and Nicolás...

A recent story in the New York Times discussed the increasing willingness of political candidates in the United States to run as socialists. Times reporter Farah...

Seattle Strives to Be More Like Detroit

This article says “Seattle is struggling to find a path forward to deal with a crisis that’s exploded in recent years.” What is that crisis?...

Americans Are Voting with Their Feet for Economic Freedom

North American Moving Services just released its annual US Migration Report for 2017 based on household moves from one US state to another last year. In...

So Many People Are Fleeing the San Francisco Bay Area, It’s...

The San Francisco Bay Area’s CBS-TV station is reporting on what it calls the “mass exodus of residents” from the Bay Area. The number of...

Millennials Get It Wrong about Socialism

Last month’s 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution is an appropriate occasion to remind us of the human atrocities committed by communist regimes. But...

What Happens After a Nation Escapes Communism?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve written several columns about the 100th anniversary of communism. I’ve looked at that evil ideology’s death toll, and...

Adam Smith’s Air of Paradox

Adam Smith is, without doubt, the most famous member of that group of Scottish Moral Philosophers who contributed to the development of social and...

The Rich Are Being Pillaged, and Everyone Suffers

To observe that a tax reform primarily helps the rich is supposed to doom it. It should be the opposite: no tax reform is...

Why Do Donuts (Almost) Disappear at Faculty Meetings?

As a professor, I’ve attended many administrative meetings. The one near-constant thing I, and others, have noticed at these meetings is that the coffee...

Hurricanes Don’t Blow Away Economic Law

The debate over the morality and efficiency of so-called “price gouging” during natural disasters and other emergencies provides a unique opportunity to explore some...

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